The members of Ivanhoe Reading Circle were delighted to have the company of so many people at our Centenary Celebration on Saturday, 23 October 2021.

The event comprised a Welcome to Country by Stacie Piper, Djirri Djirri – Wurundjeri women’s performance group; a brief address by  Cr Tom Melican, Acting Mayor, Banyule City Council, followed by the panel discussion with Jane Sullivan, Lucy Treloar and Stuart Kells on the value and future direction of community book clubs.

You can access the Agenda and Speaker biographies Here

You can view a recording of the event Here

You can access the Ivanhoe Reading Circle Centenary Booklet,  Celebrating Reading in Community

A reflection on the 100 Years Here

This event was supported by a Banyule City Council Arts and Culture grant, and the following organisations: Ivanhoe Heidelberg Historical Society; Melbourne UNESCO City of Literature Office; Readings Pty Ltd.; University of the Third Age, Banyule and the Yarra Plenty Regional Library-Ivanhoe Branch.